This past weekend at Eastbrook, we continued our celebration of the resurrection of Jesus and our preaching series, “I AM: Seven Identity Markers of Jesus,” drawn from the Gospel of John. This week Greg Marshall continued the series by exploring Jesus’ provocative statement, “I am the bread of life” (John 6:35).
You can find the message outline and video below. You can access the entire series here. Join us for weekend worship in-person or remotely via Eastbrook at Home.
“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.'” (John 6:35)
We ask God for things, but He wants us to have Him.
The person is always more valuable than the product.
When Jesus said He is the bread of Life, He is proclaiming that He is what we’ve all been looking for…
The Promise we’ve been longing for
To become life for us
The Invitation we’ve been waiting for
To find wellbeing in the same place Jesus does
The Calling we’ve been searching for
To become like Christ in real life
He is the Promise, Invitation, and Calling that we are created for.
“My Goal is God Himself, not joy nor peace, nor even blessing, but himself, my God.” – Oswald Chambers
This week dig deeper in one or more of the following ways:
- Memorize John 6:35
- Practice “chewing” on the Lord’s Prayer this week. Each morning, pray the Lord’s prayer slowly. Speak each line, and then speak out loud what you believe that line means, what you are asking for. Do this for each line. Take time to speak and mean what you are saying.
- Focus your energy on pursuing God Himself this week, not what he can give you or do for you. Practice this with your words and your actions. Talk to another follower of Jesus to figure out what this looks like for you.
2 thoughts on ““I am the Bread of Life””
Really blessed by the sermon today!
I am the bread of life. He who comes to me shall not hunger; he who believes in me shall not thirst. No one can come to me unless the Father draw him. https://www.ecfa.org/MemberProfile.aspx?ID=44835